Local properties

Solihull is blessed with a rich variety of local National Trust properties and we have an proud record of raising funds to support their development.

Here is a selection of the most local.

Baddesley Clinton

baddesley-clinton_postcardThe magic of Baddesley Clinton comes from its secluded, timeless setting deep within its own parkland. From refuge to haven, this atmospheric moated manor house has been a sanctuary since the 15th century. Here you can discover Baddesley’s fascinating late-medieval and Tudor history, [MORE]

Packwood House

packwood_house_postcardSmall and intimate, Packwood offers small-scale escapism. Owned and developed over the centuries by aspirational people – gentlemen farmers, Black Country industrialists – it has a spirit of renewal and regeneration, brought about with great care and attention to detail. [MORE]

Coughton Court

coughton_postcardCoughton has been home to the Throckmorton family for 600 years. Facing persecution for their catholic faith, they were willing to risk everything. You can explore their fascinating story through ‘Consequences of Conflict’ – illustrating a family’s ingenuity, resilience and resolve to overcome conflict [MORE]

Charlecote Park

charlecote_postcardThe scene of Shakespeare’s reputed poaching exploits, Charlecote Park was already in its middle age by the time Queen Elizabeth I arrived, along the carriage drive through the Tudor Gatehouse and on to the welcoming mansion. Generations of the Lucy family have left their mark on the buildings [MORE}

Birmingham Back to Backs

birmingham_back_to_backs_postcardAn atmospheric glimpse into the extraordinary lives of the ordinary people who crammed into Birmingham’s last surviving court of back to backs: 11 houses built, literally, back to back around a communal courtyard. Knowledgeable and engaging guides will take you on a journey in time [MORE]

Clent Hills

clent_hills_postcardSet on the edge of Birmingham and the Black Country, this green oasis with panoramic views is the perfect place for a refreshing walk or picnic on a sunny day. Families can create their own adventures – building dens, hunting for geocaches or simply getting closer to nature. There are a cafe and toilets [MORE]

Kinwarton Dovecote

kinwarton_dovecote_postcardThis lovely and rare 14th-century circular dovecote with metre-thick walls, hundreds of nesting holes and original rotating ladder, nestled in the heart of the Warwickshire countryside. When you visit Kinwarton Dovecote make the most of your day by visiting nearby Coughton Court, a Tudor house [MORE]